Ray Prohaska - Illustrator

Ray ProhaskaRay Prohaska, b.1901, d. 1981, was, for four decades, one of America's foremost illustrators, and one of only a few who made the transition to abstract painting.

Born in Yugoslavia, he was raised in San Francisco, went to The San Francisco School of Fine Arts, and began his career in fiction illustration in N.Y.C., in 1930.

From 1944 to his death he made his home on the Eastern end of Long Island, where he was an avid fisherman.